September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mapleton store to be ‘reconfigured’

A big change will be coming to a local convenience store.  Tom Martin, owner of Martin Oil Co., told The Daily News the company plans to “reconfigure” the Mapleton Express along Route 22 in Brady Township.  More...

Walk at Lower Trail to celebrate veterans

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Jobs

Local News

Area brief

SCV Lions to host monthly hootenanny   More...

Police Log

DUI   COALDALE BORO., BEDFORD CO. — Misty Black, 39, Saxton, was charged with driving under the influence by state police at Bedford after a traffic stop at 1350 Main St. at 10:28 a.m. Sept. More...

Correction

The name of Vivian Foster, a member of the Tussey Mountain School Board, was unintentionally missed in the listing of school board members in The Daily News account of the board’s monthly meeting Monday night.  Staff writer Ron Morgan regr More...

World  Free Access 

To attract wildlife, garden from ground level to tree canopy

To attract wildlife to your garden, plant in layers, yearround, from ground level to tree canopy.  Birds, animals and insects need food, water and shelter to survive. In a garden, that means a mix of flowers, shrubs and trees.  More...

What’s hot for Halloween? Turtles, Walking Dead, superheroes

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Expect to see a lot of Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo and Raphael this Halloween.  More...

Local Sports

Southern Huntingdon

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (0-3) at Southern Huntingdon (2-1)  Last Week in Review: The Rockets stayed close but mistakes cost them in a 30-21 loss to Mount Union.  More...

Tussey Mountain

This Week’s Game: Tussey Mountain (0-3) at Southern Huntingdon (2-1)  Last Week in Review: Moshannon Valley used its speed to blow by the Titans 55-19.  More...

Mount Union

This Week’s Game: Moshannon Valley (3-0) at Mount Union, (2-1), 7 p.m.  Last Week in Review: Sophomore Daunte Martin rushed for 209 yards and three touchdowns as Mount Union won 30-21 at Southern Huntingdon.  More...

People/Pastimes

Bring tailgating home this season

Football. Parking Lots. Grilled food. Three unmistakable signs that a new season is here — tailgate season.  But things are changing. More people are tailgating at home. More...

Add variety to your game day

While burgers and brats are the traditional tailgating fare and have their place on the menu, sometimes you need to mix things up when preparing that game day spread.  More...

Share wedding announcements in The Daily News

Share your own magical moments of romance by announcing your engagement and marriage in The Daily News. Follow these guidelines:  More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Libra and a Moon in Aquarius if born before 12:43 p.m. (PDT). Afterward, the Moon will be in Pisces.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Sept. 25, 2015:  More...

Special Sections

Accident claims Petersburg man

A motorcycle crash along Route 26 North in Jackson Township claimed the life of a young Petersburg man around 8:30 p.m. More...

HAHS graduate to run for judge

An attorney who graduated from Huntingdon Area High School before becoming an attorney is running for judge in Centre County. More...

Oktoberfest celebration marks 40th year

For the 40th year, the Cassville community will welcome visitors for a weekend of oldfashioned fun at its annual Oktoberfest Friday, Sept. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 27.   A familiar face has been behind the scenes since the beginning.  More...

State  Free Access 

15-year-old boy made 13 shooter, bomb threats toward schools

LANCASTER (AP) — Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with calling in 13 false “active shooter” and bomb threats to several schools in central Pennsylvania earlier this month.  More...

Scalpers turn papal tickets for profit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The rosary beads cost $175. Sounds a bit pricey, except the Craigslist ad says it comes with tickets to see Pope Francis. Same with the $10 train passes marked up to $85 in another listing.  More...

Slain teacher is among 22 honored with Carnegie medal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Nevada middle school teacher who was killed trying to stop a seventh-grader armed with a gun is one of 22 people being honored with a Carnegie Medal for heroism.  Students say 45-year-old Michael Landsberry walked calml More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

County planner requests Raystown Lake study

75 Years Ago  The third week of September term of court for Huntingdon County was completed in one hour and 45 minutes. Court convened at 9 a.m. and at 10:45 a.m. Judge Fetterhoof announced that the docket and court would adjourn.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 24 Huntingdon House Huntingdon House Support Group for adult victims and survivors of domestic violence meets from 7-8 p.m. Child care available. Call 643- 2801 for more information. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

No cause for Wildcats to celebrate, yet

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald is happy to be 3-0, though he sees no cause for celebration yet.  More...

Walker’s six RBI help Pirates clinch playoff spot

DENVER (AP) — Neil Walker had a career-high six RBIs, including a three-run homer, and the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched their third straight playoff berth by beating the Colorado Rockies 13-7 on Wednesday night.  More...

Charles leads Liberty to 84-67 rout of Indiana

NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles and the New York Liberty showed no signs of fatigue playing consecutive nights, putting on a dominant performance in the Eastern Conference finals opener.  Charles had 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds More...

Editorial

Old-Time Photo

Alice Heine shared this photo in an envelope of old Huntingdon High School Argus photos. More...

What others are saying

The insult generator

It’s apology season on the campaign trail.  After months of botched damage control, Hillary Clinton did what she needed to do when her bureaucratic scandal first erupted. More...

Op-Ed

China: The center of our strategic gravity

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the United States this week, welcomed by business leaders in Seattle before flying to Washington to discuss key challenges in Asia and around the world.  More...

Farm-Home-Garden

Princess to represent state dairy industry

“Am I dreaming? Was my name truly just called?” These were the first thoughts that ran through my mind Sept. 19 when I was crowned as the new Pennsylvania Dairy Princess.  More...

Farm Bureau to ask Supreme Court to throw out Chesapeake Bay Clean Water Blueprint

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and its allies, including the National Association of Homebuilders, made it clear that they intend to ask the U.S. More...

SHC FFA member to compete at convention

The Southern Huntingdon County FFA is very excited to support Mikara Anderson as she prepares to compete in the National FFA Creed Speaking Contest.  More...

Annie's Mailbox

Overcoming abuse is ongoing process

Dear Annie: I was severely abused, physically and emotionally, when I was growing up, mostly by my mother and older sister. After many years of therapy, I have turned my life around and finally am able to feel like a worthwhile person.  More...

Doctor K

Common spices may offer multiple health benefits

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve read about the health benefits of spices that most of us have in our kitchen cabinets. Is there anything to this?  More...

NASCAR

3 THINGS WE LEARNED AT CHICAGOLAND

1. Opportunity knocks   More...

QUESTIONS & ATTITUDE

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

From Chicago to rural New Hampshire? For the playoffs?  Yeah, I know, it's hard to get excited about the 1-mile New Hampshire Motor Speedway, which just doesn't seem to arouse much passion among race fans. More...

FEUD OF THE WEEK

KEVIN HARVICK VS. JIMMIE JOHNSON: They bumped on the track, and nearly bumped some more in the RV lot after the race. KEN WILLIS' TAKE: These are the emotions that keep the home fires burning if you're NASCAR. More...

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